Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 4 days ago

Newborn Baby Kidnapped From Jamaica Hospital

THE parents of the newborn baby who was snatched from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital  in Jamaica on Tuesday say they are optimistic that their son will be returned to them, according to the Jamaica Observer. Thirty-six hours after the baby was taken f...

by Staff - 4 days ago

T&T Police Probe ‘Black Magic’ Scam

THE art of practising black magic in TT has become the subject of a police and immigration investigation, the suspects being nationals from India, according to a local news report. Newsday reports that scores of people had complained to the newspaper...

by Staff - 4 days ago

Rapid HIV & Syphilis Testing Available At Vieux Fort Clinic

The Department of Health and Wellness has announced that as of January 15,  2019, Saint Lucians will be able to access services every Tuesday at the Sexual and Reproductive Health Clinic at the Vieux-Fort Wellness Centre. The clinic will provide men...

by Staff - 4 days ago

Purse Stolen From Sleeping VH Patient Found, Minus Cash

Victoria Hospital (VH) patient, Stella Joseph, says a purse that was stolen from her bag while she slept in the medical ward on Wednesday was found Friday morning, but the cash it contained was missing. Joseph told St Lucia Times that the purse had b...

by Staff - 4 days ago

ECCB Praised For ‘Blind Recognition’ Bank Notes

Blind recognition bank notes issued by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) have attracted praise from the  Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA). The association on Tuesday welcomed to the new and historic initiative by the  ECCB, a rel...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Guyana Claims Canadian Diplomat Breached Vienna Convention

The Government of Guyana has expressed “profound disquiet” at what it believes is the violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic and Consular relations by the High Commission of Canada. According to the state-owned Guyana Chronicle, the adminis...

by Staff - 5 days ago

TOCO Foundation Holds Free Dental Clinic In Micoud

The TOCO Foundation, in partnership with the Montana Dental Clinic has wrapped up a free dental clinic at Ti Rocher, Micoud. The clinic, which ran from Monday January 07 -10, is reported to have exceeded its targets, having recorded a daily average o...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Trinidad & Tobago Nationals Lose Money In WhatsApp Scam

SEVERAL Trinidad & Tobago nationals who were looking for jobs at Christmas were instead scammed of thousands of dollars, according to a local news report. The Daily Express said that in December, several people who are members of a WhatsApp group...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Outrage Over Apparent ‘Segregation’ In South Africa School

A South African primary school teacher was suspended on Thursday after a photograph appeared to show black children sitting separately from white children in a classroom, sparking a storm of racism accusations. According to news reports, the pupils w...

by Staff - 5 days ago

T&T On Alert After 3 Swine Flu Deaths

The  Trinidad and Tobago Health Min­istry is on high alert for cas­es of Swine Flu fol­low­ing the death of a third pa­tient from the dead­ly virus, the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian has been reported. A state­ment from the South-West Re­gion­al Healt...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Baby With ‘Amazing Hair’ Becomes Internet Sensation

Baby Chanco  who shot to internet fame when she went viral thanks to her mother’s social media posts showing off her long locks, has become the face of  the hair product company -Pantene. The tot-sized model will appear in Pantene Japan’s...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Rainforest Adventures Gives Back To Babonneau

Rainforest Adventures (RFA) in partnership with the Babonneau Mothers and Fathers Group, last week gave back to the Babonneau community where the company operates. RFA assisted in distributing 10 Food hampers on Friday, January 4th, 2019 to underpriv...